Rent Auditorium in Columbus stood cavernous and dark on an August evening, save for a few lights high above its stage. Below them, a cast, director and crew gathered for play rehearsal.
Mississippi State's 2015-16 Lyceum Series begins Sept. 3 with a concert featuring singer-songwriter ZZ Ward. The event also will feature The Young Wild and Marc Scibilia.
The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library opens its September Table Talk series Wednesday with a visit by author Carolyn Brown.
West Point's Prairie Arts Festival has come a long way since its debut in 1978.
"Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff," a contemporary version of a novel by Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award winner William Inge, plans to film on location in and around Starkville, said veteran producer Robert Weinbach of Los Angeles.
Live blues return to West Point Friday, Sept. 4 when the Black Prairie Blues Festival begins on the Mary Holmes College campus.
On a ridge in the Freedom Hills of Northwest Alabama, one may visit the graves of more than 300 coon hounds, all tried and true.
The inaugural Mississippi Book Festival Saturday, Aug. 22 at the State Capitol in Jackson celebrates the state's literary legacy as well as a current host of talented writers.
"Art Rocks!" at the Columbus Arts Council -- and rolls and inspires and expands horizons.
Daphney Massey recently realized a few truths -- such as that two women can move refrigerators and king-sized mattresses up and down stairs by themselves if they put their minds to it.
The Starkville/MSU Symphony Association will present the Summer Symphony Chorus in concert Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church Connection Building at the corner of Lampkin and Washington Streets in downtown Starkville.